Field Trip: Sutter Buttes Hike -- Dean Place

Field Trip: Sutter Buttes Hike -- Dean Place - Sold Out!

$45 Adult; $30 Youth

Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet at Gridley McDonald's (Map)

More vigorous hiking, some elevation gain/loss More vigorous hiking, some elevation gain/loss

Description

Enjoy a three-mile walk to visit the 100-year-old Dean Place Cattle Ranch. This trip will focus primarily on birding with hopes of seeing Golden Eagles, Phainopeplas, and Rufous-crowned Sparrows, so bring binoculars along with lunch and water. No early departures on this trip. Be aware that you will be driving another 12-15 miles to the hike's starting point from the meeting place in Gridley. No early departures on this trip. Be aware that you will be driving another 12-15 miles to the hike's starting point from the meeting place in Gridley. Download the Covid Policy and Liability Form.

Field Trip Leaders

Laura Lush

Laura Lush grew up in the shadow of the Sutter Buttes and is an artist, high school teacher, nature enthusiast, and avid birder. She has been active with Middle Mountain Interpretive Hikes for 20 years and is currently on the organization's board of directors.

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Kathleen Payne

Greg and Kathleen Payne have been leading hikes in the Sutter Buttes for Middle Mountain Interpretive Hikes for the last eight years. They are coordinators of the MMIH Education Program that leads 3rd and 4th grade students from local schools on field trips in the Sutter Buttes. Greg is also president of Middle Mountain Interpretive Hikes and Kathleen serves as Secretary.

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Greg Payne

Greg and Kathleen Payne have been leading hikes in the Sutter Buttes for Middle Mountain Interpretive Hikes for the last eight years. They are coordinators of the MMIH Education Program that leads 3rd and 4th grade students from local schools on field trips in the Sutter Buttes. Greg is also president of Middle Mountain Interpretive Hikes and Kathleen serves as Secretary.

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